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OTA Temporary License - Another State or NBCOT certified

Your temporary license is in effect for 90 days.  It is renewable for an additional 90 days if absolutely necessary and with good cause for failure to meet the requirements for licensure within the initial temporary licensure period.  The Temporary License RENEWAL Form is available here.
You will also provide one of the following:
  • Contact NBCOT and request a Verification of Certification be sent directly to the Board by mail OR you may:
  • Contact any states in which you have a current unrestricted license.  These must be sent directly to the Board.
Mail or email the additional information to:
Minnesota Board of Occupational Therapy Practice (MN BOTP)
2829 University Ave SE, Suite 415
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Subject line: Temporary license (last name, first initial)
Once BOTP has received your completed application, fee and supporting documentation, your application is reviewed and processed. Issuance of your temporary license may take 5-10 business days after all documents are received. 
To check if your credential has been approved you may go to our website at:
If you have any questions about the application process or submitting the required documents, please email
If you require an alternate format (i.e., large print), please call 1-800-627-3529. 
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